Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 517
Daily Value: 26%
Servings: 12

Kidney-Friendly, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free, Alcohol-Free
Fat21g32%
Saturated7g36%
Trans0g0%
Carbs80g27%
Fiber1g3%
Sugars42g0%
Protein4g8%
Cholesterol67mg22%
Sodium285mg12%
Calcium81mg8%
Magnesium10mg3%
Potassium115mg3%
Iron1mg5%
Zinc0mg2%
Phosphorus174mg25%
Vitamin A371IU7%
Vitamin C16mg26%
Thiamin (B1)0mg7%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg10%
Niacin (B3)1mg4%
Vitamin B60mg2%
Folic Acid (B9)48µg12%
Vitamin B120µg3%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Vitamin E2mg10%
Vitamin K7µg9%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated10g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated3g0%
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Florida Department of Citrus

These tropical cupcakes are made with coconut and orange zest. 

3.058825
Ratings68

INGREDIENTS

For the Coconut Cupcakes :

  • 1 package (18.25 ounces) devil's food cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup shredded, sweetened coconut
  • Toasted coconut, for garnish
  • Orange slices, quartered, for garnish

For the Orange Buttercream Frosting :

  • 4 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, slightly softened
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

DIRECTIONS

For the Coconut Cupcakes :

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners. In mixing bowl, combine cake mix, orange juice, oil, eggs, and coconut. Beat with mixer for 2 minutes on medium speed. Pour into cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from muffin tin and place on wire rack; cool completely. Frost cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting; sprinkle with toasted coconut and garnish with orange slice, if desired.

For the Orange Buttercream Frosting :

In mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Beat on low speed with mixer. Increase speed gradually and beat until smooth and creamy, scraping down sides of bowl often.

Recipe Details

Recipe courtesy of Florida Department of Citrus.

Servings: 12

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